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Synonyms for man
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. man, adult malenoun

    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

    "there were two women and six men on the bus"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  2. serviceman, military man, man, military personnelnoun

    someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

    "two men stood sentry duty"

    Synonyms:
    troops, military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, valet, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, soldiery, homo, human, humanity, piece, mankind, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  3. mannoun

    the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

    "it was every man for himself"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  4. homo, man, human being, humannoun

    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, homosexual, homophile, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male, gay, human race

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  5. mannoun

    a male subordinate

    "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  6. mannoun

    an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

    "the army will make a man of you"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  7. valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, mannoun

    a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

    "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, valet, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, human, humanity, piece, mankind, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  8. mannoun

    a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman

    "she takes good care of her man"

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  9. Man, Isle of Mannoun

    one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, human race, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, human, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  10. man, piecenoun

    game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

    "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"

    Synonyms:
    small-arm, humans, humanity, military personnel, homo, piece, human race, piece of music, objet d'art, slice, bit, firearm, valet, humankind, part, serviceman, patch, adult male, human beings, world, human being, spell, composition, valet de chambre, while, art object, gentleman, human, military man, opus, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, musical composition

    Antonyms:
    adult female, woman

  11. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, manverb

    all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

    "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, humans, globe, humanity, military personnel, homo, universe, piece, populace, existence, valet, humankind, human race, public, earth, reality, adult male, humanness, worldly concern, human beings, world, macrocosm, human being, valet de chambre, domain, gentleman, human, serviceman, military man, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, manhood, earthly concern, creation

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  12. manverb

    take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place

    "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

  13. manverb

    provide with workers

    "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"

    Antonyms:
    woman, adult female

Editors Contribution

  1. husband

    the man of the house

    Submitted by anonymous on January 24, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mannoun

    Synonyms:
    person, individual, body, somebody, one, personage, soul, living soul, some one, human being

  2. mannoun

    Synonyms:
    mankind, the human race

  3. mannoun

    Synonyms:
    male person

  4. mannoun

    Synonyms:
    adult male

  5. mannoun

    Synonyms:
    piece (as chess, draughts, &c.)

  6. manverb

    Synonyms:
    furnish with men, supply with hands

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How to use man in a sentence?

  1. Warren Zevon:

    Now I'm hiding in Honduras/ I'm a desperate man/ Send lawyers, guns and money/ The shit has hit the fan — lyrics from Lawyers, Guns and Money song. Copyright © Warren Zevon 1978

  2. Demosthenes:

    Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The tragedy of man is that the happy moments of life behave like the birds of the forests: They appear and disappear suddenly!

  4. Alex Burkan:

    Right now I am working on an ‘Iron Man’ suit and other equipment that also works on hydrogen.

  5. Raymond Schrump:

    I feel like I've known this man all my life and I haven't met him yet.


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